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Democrats Say U.S. House Victory Sends Message on Medicare
San Francisco Chronicle

Democratic national leaders touted Kathy Hochul’s victory in an election for an open congressional seat in western New York as a clear sign of public opposition to the Republican plan to privatize Medicare.

Analysts cautioned about reading too much into the election results from one congressional district, even one long controlled by Republicans. Still, they said the Democratic win should make Republicans nervous about voters’ reception to their Medicare proposal.